ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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To Make a Martyr

To Make a Martyr Nireekshak BRAHMANANDA Reddi's decision to give up office ("because the Prime Minister asked me", as he put it), has earned him much praise in the newspapers. Naturally, opinion in Andhra Pradesh itself was somewhat more agitated than elsewhere. For, as Deccan Chronicle observed, "the resignation of Chief Minister Brahmananda Reddi and the decision of the Telengana Praja Samiti to merge with the Ruling Congress, both happening within a week with rapid succession, have added new dimensions to the political situation in Andhra Pradesh", Whether the resignation and the merger were two unconnected, merely coincidental, developments

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